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Luna Observatory & Atelier in the Forest

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We pulled up late (at 6.15pm) on 15 Apr 2015 to this beautiful, charming auberge. We had been in Kirishima, and the main Kyushu highway was damaged and unpassable due to the 6.4 quake that had struck Kumamoto on the evening of 14 Apr. Thinking that all the following shocks thereafter would be gentler aftershocks, my husband decided to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

My mom found this place on Booking.com when we were planning our trip to Aso in Japan, after driving around Beppu, It took us about another 2 hour drive over beautiful landscapes to reach this very romantic and beautiful destination. I don't think that there is any place quite like it. The hotel owner is a very big fan of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The hotel is in the countryside, it is tranquil and peaceful but the downside is hard to find. It is best to check in before dark, and prepare to drive 15 to 20 minutes to find a place to eat if you do not reserve dinner at the hotel. Unfortunately for us the kitchen was closed the night we stayed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Mori No Atelier is a beautiful and cozy hotel with a rustic feel. To get here, we drove in from Kumamoto that takes us about 1.5 hours. We stayed in the deluxe room in the main building and it's a floor away from the observatory. The room is huge for just the two of us, it's more like an apartment.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This is a unique hotel. It's a like a lodge on a mountain with beautiful surrounding that comes with a manicured lawn and a real working observatory to boot! I had a room in a chalet separated from the main building. It's a big room with high ceilings and wooden beams come with ensuite bathroom and a kitchenette - huge... More 

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Additional Information about Luna Observatory & Atelier in the Forest

Address: 1810 Shirakawa, Aso-gun, Minamiaso-mura 869-1502, Kumamoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso-gun > Minamiaso-mura
Price Range: $186 - $1,981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Luna Observatory & Atelier in the Forest 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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